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William PURCELL

Regimental number7553
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address243 Wilson Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinguardian, Mr W A Cramp, 243 Wilson Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll7553
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1969
Age at death71
Place of burialCatholic Lawn Cemetery, Western Road, Kemp's Creek, New South Wales

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